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With the drive towards Industry 4.0 trends, the use of robotic, automation and control systems on the factory floor has become commonplace to increase efficiency, productivity, and profitability. As the need for industrial robotic automation advances, sensing technology will continue to be the foundation for data collection that will help transform manufacturing floors into connected, cost-effective, and reliable facilities.
Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) is an ecosystem of devices, embedded with electronics, actuators, sensors, and connectivity. It brings “dumb” devices to a smart level where they can participate in the digital world. Sensors and associated interconnects are critical parts of any IIoT implementation.
For the last 32 years at TE, Pete has worked exclusively in the sensor technology space. His professional expertise in sensor product applications includes an in-depth understanding of how various sensors enable successful customer designs.
In his current role as TE's Sr. Manager of Sensor Product Knowledge and Training, Pete serves as a TE subject matter expert, sharing his in-depth sensor knowledge with colleagues, customers, and various external groups.
Ruud van den Brink:
TE Connectivity - Product Manager Industrial Communications
International marketing and sales professional with 30+ years of experience in a B2B environment. Broad experience ranging from business development, product marketing, people management, direct sales, manufacturer’s representative and distribution management to product development, sales support and after-sales support. In his current role as Product Manager for Industrial Communications his background and in-depth knowledge in wireless and wired communication is a major asset.